David Kennedy

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Top 10 Trends For Digital Transformation In 2017

Digital transformation reshapes every aspect of a business. As digital technology continues to evolve, I believe that successful digital transformation will require careful collaboration, thoughtful planning, and the inclusion of every department.<p>During recent years, we’ve seen shifts in how …

Innovation

To improve your memory, get moving ... or take a nap

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.<p>Exercising about four hours after you learn something can improve how well you remember it, according to a small study published in the journal Current …

The Brain

Long-Term Marijuana Use Linked to Changes in Brain's Reward System

People who use marijuana for many years respond differently to natural rewards than people who don't use the drug, according to a new …

The Brain

Scientists Reveal What The Perfect Penis Looks Like

"What is a Good Looking Penis?" That was the title of a recent scientific study. No, seriously – researchers investigated what women look for in a …

Scientific Research

Why do humans have an innate desire to get high?

It’s easy to explain the appeal of drugs like heroin and cocaine, which directly stimulate the brain’s reward centres. What’s less easy to explain is …

Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

The dawn of artificial intelligence

“THE development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” Stephen Hawking warns. Elon Musk fears that the development …

Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

In my previous post I looked at how I believe Professional Ecosystems are the future of work and learning, and how organisations (and L&D) might …

Artificial Intelligence

Five Science and Technology Predictions for the Next 10 Years

<i>The transhumanist future -- image by Hyolee2</i><p>Radical science and technology are changing everything around us. The field of transhumanism is dramatically growing in size and impact--and the implications for our species are enormous. In just a decade's time, many things may change in how we live our …

This motorized wheel adds electric power to your bike

GeoOrbital brings a novel idea to Kickstarter<p>Many different kinds of personal transportation are undergoing an electric revolution, but electric <i>bikes</i> might make up the biggest section of the market. In fact, it's boomed fast enough that we're already seeing weird, alternative ideas pop up. A …

Comment on Ray Kurzweil Predicts Three Technologies Will Define Our Future by Personal Bankruptcy Information | Mega Tech Software

[…] redeem their outstanding debts, since they do not possess any ways or means, or the resources. The futurist can aid you in your search for …

Ray Kurzweil

Living With... Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

I've had issues with Anxiety and Mental Health disorders for as long as I can remember. When I was aged 8 I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (something I'll write about in the future), which I believe stemmed from a severe phobia of being sick (emetophobia). My OCD has manifested …

Are You Mentally Strong or Are You Just Acting?

Saying things like, "I'm not afraid of anything," or, "I didn't want that promotion anyway," doesn't necessarily mean you're mentally strong. The …

NASA Snaps 3-D Pics of Weather From Space

Satellites capture 3-D pictures of raindrops and snowflakes, to measure their size and understand how storms work. Continue reading →

3D

5 Visions Of The Future Of Sex, From 3-D-Printed Genitals To Teledildonics

How you’ll f*ck in 15 years<p>Imagine this future scenario: You get home from a late night at the office. You feel like having sex. But your boyfriend is out traveling. Back in 2015, you would perhaps turn on Skype to see each other and have some fun there, but on this future evening you can actually …

Augmented Reality